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What is happening with Grant of Probate applications?

Adele Stewart
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  Whether it is an individual executors dealing with an estate or a professional, one thing we both have in common is having to apply for a Grant of Probate. Normally this is a straight forward process and the Grant of Probate or Letters of...

Power of Attorney partial refunds

Anne Jenkin-Smith
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If you applied to register a Lasting Power of Attorney or an Enduring Power of Attorney between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017 you can apply to get a partial refund of the registration fee you paid from the Office of Public Guardian (OPG). The Ministry...

Will Law - outdated and in need of change?

Ellie Richards
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A recent news article on BBC News titled ‘Will Law should be brought into the ‘modern world’ discusses how the Law Commission for England and Wales believes the current rules governing Will Law to be ‘unclear’ and puts people...

Deputyship Explained

Geraint Aubrey
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What is a Deputy? A Deputy is a person appointed by the court to handle the affairs of another person who lacks the mental capacity to do this themselves. The power to handle someone’s affairs when they lose mental capacity does not fall automatically...

Probate Court Fee Changes

Geraint Aubrey
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Despite overwhelming opposition during the consultation period, the Ministry of Justice has recently announced radical changes to the Probate Court fee. Presently, the court fee is fixed at £155 for professionals or £215 for individuals. The fee...


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